The cheapest times to fly from JFK to SJJ are

  • January 15th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 27th to October 14th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JFK to SJJ is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1232 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $625 for Friday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Sarajevo

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Sarajevo (SJJ) will usually cost between $690 to $1109 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $671. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1166. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $495 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $720 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to SJJ flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to SJJ route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

JFK to SJJ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to SJJ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJJ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into JFK. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $764. Return trip prices are from the SJJ to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK to SJJ can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from JFK to SJJ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Beograd Airport (BEG) in Belgrade

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from SJJ
  • Usually 5.83% less expensive than SJJ
  • Nonstop flights available

See JFK to BEG flights

Destination alternative #2: Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) in Dubrovnik

  • 87 miles (140 km) away from SJJ
  • Usually 3.40% less expensive than SJJ
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to DBV flights


Flight Hacking JFK to SJJ

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from JFK to SJJ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Oslo (JFK > OSL > SJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $635
  • Average savings: $85 (11.81%)

See JFK to OSL flights

Hack #2: Copenhagen (JFK > CPH > SJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $659
  • Average savings: $61 (8.47%)

See JFK to CPH flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (JFK > ARN > SJJ)

  • Price for both tickets: $665
  • Average savings: $56 (7.71%)

See JFK to ARN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JFK to SJJ? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aeroflot, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia, Delta, Eurowings, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sarajevo Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4454 miles or 7168 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JFK to SJJ?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to SJJ flight is about 8 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Sarajevo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from JFK to SJJ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JFK
Origination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8

Return Airport

Destination code SJJ
Destination airport name Sarajevo Airport
City Sarajevo
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Latitude 43.8
Longitude 18.3


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